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University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

As a member of the Open Content Alliance, the library of the University of Illinois is contributing digital content to the Internet Archive in several areas: Illinois history, culture and natural resources; U.S. railroad history; rural studies and agriculture; works in translation; as well as extensive collections of 19th century "triple-decker" novels and emblem books written between 1540 and 1800. The Illinois Library is also a contributing member of the Biodiversity Heritage Library and...



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University of Illinois 78rpm Collection
University of Illinois 78rpm Collection
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12,570
ITEMS
1.1M
VIEWS
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The collection contains 41,888 78s (10" and 12"), LPs, and 45's that encompass a broad selection of classical, ethnic, and popular music. Below are descriptions of some items within the collection: Classical repertoire, vernacular traditions, limited editions in boxed sets, jazz on early LP labels, and rare issues of vocal selections or operas on European labels. Classical recordings; jazz, dance, and popular music discs; movie soundtracks and original cast sound recordings....
19th Century Novels
19th Century Novels
collection
7,826
ITEMS
3.2M
VIEWS
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The "triple-decker" novel was a standard form of publishing for British fiction from the early 1800s until the 1890s. The market for this form of fiction was closely tied to commercial "circulating libraries," such as Mudie's and W. H. Smith. Unlike free public libraries, these circulating libraries charged patrons to borrow books, much like video rental stores do today. Publishing longer works of fiction was quite expensive, and by releasing them in multiple parts...
Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
collection
2,211
ITEMS
165,538
VIEWS
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The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections (IHLC) , a unit of the Special Collections Division at the University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign, collects, preserves, and provides access to both print and manuscript materials documenting the history of Illinois and the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln.
Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
by Nugent, Nell Marion; Virginia State Library; Virginia Genealogical Society
texts

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favorite 78

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Vol. 2-3 published by the Virginia State Library, lack ed. statement and dates in subtitle; v. 4-7 published by the Virginia Genealogical Society
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Topics: Land grants, Frontier and pioneer life
Music and Performing Arts Library
Music and Performing Arts Library
collection
307
ITEMS
4,593
VIEWS
collection

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The Music & Performing Arts Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign supports a wide range of programs in the School of Music, Department of Dance, and Department of Theatre, and collects widely in all three subject areas. A general overview of the Music & Performing Arts Library’s collections can be found here: https://www.library.illinois.edu/mpal/about/collections/ .
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Oakton School (Evanston, Ill.). Parent-Teacher Association; Reed, Vincent M., Mrs; Campbell, Alice Eckert
texts

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Topics: Cookery, American, Cookery -- Illinois Evanston, cbk
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Topics: Pennsylvania -- Emigration and immigration, Pennsylvania -- Genealogy
Topics: Fugitive slaves -- United States, Antislavery movements -- United States, Underground railroad
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Sears, Roebuck and Company
texts

eye 12,263

favorite 99

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Issued (with slight variations) for the several geographical divisions with name of city for respective sections (i. e. Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Seattle)
Topics: Mail-order business, Commercial catalogs
Microfilm
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Suspended Jan.-June 1838
Topic: Railroad engineering
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
texts

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Includes list of retiring faculty and student awards
Topic: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Microfilm
texts

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Suspended Jan.-June 1838
Topic: Railroad engineering
Previous editions published under title: Passenger lists of ships coming to North America, 1607-1825
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Topic: Ships
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
texts

eye 31,414

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Some v. distributed to depository libraries in microfiche
Topics: FBI National Academy, FBI National Academy. Associates, Criminal justice personnel
Signatures: a-h A-3Z 4A-4D 4E²
Topics: Innocent X, Pope, 1574-1655, Emblems, Emblem books, Latin, Egyptian language, Mythology, Egyptian,...
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Sartorio, Michele; Cusani, Francesco; Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana, Antonio, conte, 1843-1913, former owner. UIU
texts

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v. 1. Greco-italiano, Edizione terza -- v. 2. Italiano-greco, Edizione seconda
Topics: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, Italian, Encyclopedias and dictionaries, Greek
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
by Wither, George, 1588-1667; Rollenhagen, Gabriel, 1583-1619. Nucleus emblematorum; Passe, Crispijn van de, ca. 1565-1637, engraver; Marshall, William, fl. 1617-1650, engraver
texts

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Without general t.p.; each book has special t.p.; books 2-4 have imprint: London, Printed by Augustine Mathevves, 1634
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Topic: Emblem books, English
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
texts

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Topics: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University...
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Montgomery Ward
texts

eye 8,288

favorite 35

comment 4

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Topic: Manufactures
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Includes list of retiring faculty and student awards
Topic: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Order of the Eastern Star. Logan Square Chapter No. 560 (Chicago, Ill.)
texts

eye 39,750

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Clippings included in attached envelope
Topics: Cookery, American, Cookery -- Illinois Chicago, Chicago (Ill.) -- Social life and customs, cbk
Cover title
Topics: Vaccination, Vaccination of children, Vaccination
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Includes list of retiring faculty and student awards
Topic: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Scott, Emmett J. (Emmett Jay), 1873-1957
texts

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Bibliography: p. 175-183
Topics: African Americans, World War, 1914-1918 -- Economic aspects United States
Works in Translation
by Tarde, Gabriel de, 1843-1904; Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941
texts

eye 15,946

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Topics: Imitation, Sociology
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Millhouse, John; Bracciforti, Ferdinando
texts

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Vol. 2 has title in Italian
Topics: English language, Italian language
American Libraries
by Assembly on the Kerner Report Revisited (1970 : Allerton House); Meranto, Philip J
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Topics: United States. Kerner Commission, Riots -- United States, Urban poor -- United States, African...
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Calonghi, Ferruccio, 1866-1945; Georges, Karl Ernst, 1806-1895; Rivoire, P., joint author; Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana, Antonio, conte, 1843-1913, former owner. IU-R
texts

eye 33,787

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Author's names at head of title: F. Calonghi e P. Rivoire
Topics: Italian language, Latin language
Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
by Woodson, Carter Godwin, 1875-; Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial, New York; Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, inc
texts

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favorite 49

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This statistical report was made possible by an appropriation obtained from the Laura Spelman Rockefeller memorial. cf. Foreword
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Topics: Slavery, African Americans
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Gavidia, Francisco, 1864-1955
texts

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Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
by Ripa, Cesare, fl. 1600; Tempest, Pierce, 1653-1717; Fuller, Isaac, 1606-1672, ill
texts

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Text on verso of plates.
Topics: Emblems, Emblem books --Great Britain --18th century.
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Webster, Noah, 1758-1843; Allen, F. Sturges (Frederic Sturges), 1861-1920; Harris, William Torrey, 1835-1909
texts

eye 5,509

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Topic: English language
American Libraries
texts

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Talbot collection of British pamphlets
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Topics: Great Britain, social conditions, social problems, pauperism, poverty, Engeland, sociale toestanden...
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
texts

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Vols. for 1925-1968 issued by the university under its earlier name: University of Illinois
Topics: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Talented students, Academic rites and ceremonies
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Kaplan, Rachel; Kaplan, Stephen
texts

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Includes indexes
Topics: Nature, Environmental psychology
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Von Neumann, John, 1903-1957; Burks, Arthur W. (Arthur Walter), 1915-2008
texts

eye 9,152

favorite 25

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Bibliography: p. 297-302
Topic: Machine theory
Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
by Crozier, William Armstrong, 1864-1913
texts

eye 24,286

favorite 20

comment 1

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Topic: Virginia. Militia
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Vols. for 1925-1968 issued by the university under its earlier name: University of Illinois
Topics: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Talented students, Academic rites and ceremonies
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731
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Original t.p. : A journal of the plague year ... / written by a citizen who continued all the while in London. London : Printed for E. Nutt at the Royal Exchange, 1722
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Topic: Plague
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
texts

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Preface by the compiler of part second: John Mackenzie
Topics: Scottish Gaelic language, English language, Scottish Gaelic language, English language, Scottish...
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
texts

eye 49,619

favorite 272

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McGeary & Nash. Emblem books at the University of Illinois
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University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Dewey, John, 1859-1952
texts

eye 5,117

favorite 3

comment 0

Topics: Education, Experience
International Tool Catalog Library
texts

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160 p., illus., 33.4 cm, trade catalog
Topics: tool catalog, woodworking tools, hand saws, axes, hatchets, hammers, hand planes, masonry tools,...
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
texts

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Includes list of retiring faculty and student awards
Topic: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
texts

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Reprinted 1971, 1972 by Essex County Historical Society
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Illinois. Military and Naval Dept; Reece, Jasper N; Elliott, Isaac Hughes, 1837-1922
texts

eye 12,687

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Includes rosters of officers and enlisted men, 1861-1866
Topic: Soldiers
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
by Paradin, Claude, 16th cent; Amboise, François d', 1550-1620
texts

eye 4,893

favorite 31

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Engraved t.p
Topics: Emblems, Heraldry
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana, Antonio, conte, 1843-1913, former owner. IU-R; Sardinia (Italy)
texts

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Vol.1(1824) - vol. 26 (1849) bear title: Calendario generale pe' Regii Stati
Topic: Almanacs, Italian
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Plutarch
texts

eye 2,380

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15 v. in 16 : 17 cm
Topics: Ethics -- Early works to 1800, Ethics, Ancient -- Indexes
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Lewis, A. B. (Albert Buell), 1867-
texts

eye 5,424

favorite 90

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Topics: Textile design, Textile fabrics -- India, Decoration and ornament
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by College Woman's Cook Book Association (Evanston, Ill.)
texts

eye 7,147

favorite 17

comment 0

Topics: Cookery, American, Cookery -- Illinois, cbk
Works in Translation
by Gautier, Théophile, 1811-1872
texts

eye 11,168

favorite 5

comment 0

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus)
texts

eye 11,852

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Published by the students of the University of Illinois
Topic: University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus)
Reproduction of the original which appeared in Sons of the American Revolution. Kentucky society. Year book. Louisville, 1896. p. [49]-278
Topic: Military pensions
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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Includes monthly supplements
Topics: Transportation, Roads, Railroads
American Libraries
by Power, John Carroll, 1819-1894; Power, S. A. (Sarah A.), b. 1824
texts

eye 34,412

favorite 14

comment 0

Topics: Sangamon County (Ill.) -- History, Sangamon County (Ill.) -- Biography, Illinois -- Genealogy
Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
texts

eye 7,963

favorite 0

comment 0

Includes index
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
texts

eye 11,106

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Vols. for 1925-1968 issued by the university under its earlier name: University of Illinois
Topics: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Talented students, Academic rites and ceremonies
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Haeckel, Ernst Heinrich Philipp August, 1834-1919; Bibliographisches Institut Leipzig
texts

eye 11,130

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Includes Supplement-heft. Allgemeine Erläuterung und systematische Übersicht
Topic: Zoology
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Wollaston, Arthur N. (Arthur Naylor), 1842-1922
texts

eye 11,634

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"Second edition reprinted."
Topics: English language, Persian language
Prepared in conjunction with the celebration of Chicago's Charter jubilee. cf. Foreword, signed: Leon Zglenicki, chairman, Book committee
Topic: Poles
Microfilm
texts

eye 3,349

favorite 0

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Suspended Jan.-June 1838
Topic: Railroad engineering
"Apéndice": 10 v. [c1930-1933]
Topic: Enciclopedias Estrangeiras
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Pitrè, Giuseppe, 1841-1916; Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana, Antonio, conte, 1843-1913, former owner. IU-R
texts

eye 3,564

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University of Illinois Library bookplate "From the library of Conte Antonio Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana Lazelada di Bereguardo, purchased 1921" on the inside front cover
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Pitrè, Giuseppe, 1841-1916; Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana, Antonio, conte, 1843-1913, former owner. IU-R
texts

eye 5,398

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University of Illinois Library bookplate "From the library of Conte Antonio Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana Lazelada di Bereguardo, purchased 1921" on the inside front cover
American Libraries
texts

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favorite 3

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Topics: Locomotives, Railroads -- Rolling-stock
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
texts

eye 25,887

favorite 0

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Topics: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University...
19th Century Novels
by Cuthbertson, Catherine
texts

eye 673

favorite 0

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Summers, Gothic Bib., p. 328
Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
by Mendota Centennial Committee, Inc
texts

eye 10,799

favorite 3

comment 0

Topic: Cities and towns
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus)
texts

eye 9,299

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Published by the students of the University of Illinois
Topic: University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus)
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Automobiltechnische Gesellschaft; Automobil- und Flugtechnische Gesellschaft
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Description based on: 12. Jahrg., Heft 1 (10. Jan. 1909); title from caption
Topics: Motor vehicles, Airplanes
Topic: Latin language
American Libraries
by Weil, Joseph R; Brannon, William T
texts

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Topics: Weil, Joe, Swindlers and swindling
American Libraries
by Olson, Ernst Wilhelm, 1870-; Engberg, Martin J., 1872-; Schön, Anders, 1864-
texts

eye 36,325

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"Bibliographical references": pt. 1, p. 916-918
Topic: Swedes -- Illinois